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- adj. excessively solicitous
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Most people find Her a little garrulous and oversolicitous, but She cannot be accused of not caring.
Was it his imagination, or was Kaelor a bit overalert, oversolicitous?
Since he had a project of his own, he was only too glad to see the last of his oversolicitous family for awhile.
Since he had a project of his own, he was only too glad to see die last of his oversolicitous family for awhile.
This alone was more afflicting to me than the shame of faltering before so many witnesses, which, notwithstanding, was sufficiently painful; for though not oversolicitous of praise, I was feelingly alive to shame; yet I can truly affirm, the dread of being reprimanded by Miss Lambercier alarmed me less than the thought of making her uneasy.
Richard Weissbourd, a psychologist at Harvard's School of Education and the Kennedy School of Government, recounts the anecdote about Chris's oversolicitous stepfather in "